IP Awareness Workshop for DGPCL and its Subsidiary Companies

The Department of Intellectual Property (DoIP) conducted a half-day awareness workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) to the officials of  Druk Green Power Corporation Limited (DGPCL) and its subsidiary companies in Thimphu on March 12, 2021, as requested by them. The participants from the subsidiary companies attended the program virtually through their respective offices based in other Dzongkhags. During the workshop, the participants were sensitized on the importance of creation and protection of IP and how it fosteredinnovation and creativity in the society. The workshop covered the following topics of IPR:

1. Overview of IPR;
2. Trademarks;
3. Industrial Design;
4. Copyrights and Related Rights; and
5. Patents 

Besides, the participants were also distributed with the DoIP’s annual magazines. The program was coordinated by the DGPCL and attended by 25 officials.